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newscricket5 hours ago

WI vs AUS | It is a catch-22 situation for us with Jason Mohammad, reckons Kieron Pollard

Despite West Indies’ win, Kieron Pollard reckoned that it is a catch-22 situation for the team with Jason Mohammad, who continued to slumber with scores of 11 and 2 in his last two innings. Pollard also insisted that there is a real need for improvement across the three facets of the game for them.
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featurecricket8 days ago

Positives that West Indies can draw from their 4-1 trashing against Australia

Following a dismal show against South Africa, West Indies had another go at their group-mate, Australia in the five-match T20I series, which was bound to test their limits. But in reality, it only made the Windies side stronger and potentially, a prime contender for winning the 2021 World T20.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket8 days ago

WI vs AUS | No one can bowl to Evin Lewis once he starts hitting, hails Kieron Pollard

Kieron Pollard has hailed opening batsman Evin Lewis for his crackling knock of 79 in the final T20I against Australia that helped West Indies win the game by 16 runs and seal the series 4-1 on Friday. Pollard also appreciated Nicholas Pooran who led the team in all five games in his absence.
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newscricket12 days ago

WI vs AUS | Pleasing to finally be able to get some runs today, admits Chris Gayle

Having gone without a big score, Chris Gayle, who scored a 67 to help Windies win has admitted that it was pleasing to get some runs off the bat and thanked his teammates. Alongside that, he credited Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo for being a support throughout his rough patch.
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featurecricket16 days ago

How Daniel Christian has wrestled his way back to ‘fill’ the missing piece of the Australian puzzle

It was only in 2009 that the American rapper Pitbull started calling himself ‘Mr. Worldwide’ but the reality remains that, Australian all-rounder Daniel Christian was a Mr. Worldwide even before the term became famous. At the age of 38, Christian has wrestled his way back into the Australian setup.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket16 days ago

WI vs AUS | Opportunity for us to back youngsters like Hetmyer and Pooran, reckons Kieron Pollard

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has thrown his weight behind the out-of-form youngsters Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran and stated that this is a chance to back them. He also added that the team is well aware of the abilities of these two and putting them on the bench won't help.
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newscricket21 days ago

WI vs SA | We keep making same mistakes over and again, rues Kieron Pollard

After West Indies succumbed to a defeat in the series-decider against South Africa, losing skipper Kieron Pollard rued the fact that the team keeps making the same mistakes over and again. He added that the batting was disappointing, however, he praised South Africa's Quinton de Kock for his knock.
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featurecricket22 days ago

When Nicholas ‘T20’ Pooran meets The Nicholas ‘T20I’ Pooran

West Indies cricket would have hoped for the ‘Spiderman points Spiderman’ meme to represent Nicholas Pooran’s game in the shortest format. However, in reality, his T20 form vs T20I form can only be best represented with the meme ‘Buff Doge vs. Cheems’ and rightfully so.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket23 days ago

WI vs SA | ‘Phenomenal’ Dwayne Bravo has nothing to prove to anyone, attests Kieron Pollard

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard reserved special praise for veteran Dwayne Bravo, who on Thursday picked up the third 4-wicket haul of his T20I career to bowl his side to a 21-run victory over South Africa. Pollard termed Bravo a ‘phenomenal’ cricketer, and insisted that he has nothing to prove.
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featurecricket24 days ago

Despite possessing firepower in abundance, Windies' inconsistency with the bat could hamper their WT20 defense 

The West Indies T20 team is an attitude. An attitude of fearlessness, chutzpah, excitement and something that flocks the cricket grounds for unbeatable entertainment. They are quintessentially the 'rock and roll' of world cricket.
Harshit Anand